Gabriel Caballero

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Caballero and the second or maternal family name is Schiker.
Gabriel Caballero
Personal information
Full name Gabriel Esteban Caballero Schiker
Date of birth (1971-02-05) 5 February 1971 (age 43)
Place of birth Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1994 Central Córdoba 99 (16)
1994–1995 Antofagasta 58 (22)
1995–1998 Santos Laguna 93 (27)
1998–2002 Pachuca 154 (28)
2002–2003 Atlas 40 (6)
2003–2004 Pachuca 46 (5)
2004–2005 Puebla 33 (3)
2005–2009 Pachuca 151 (22)
National team
2001-2002 Mexico 8 (0)
Teams managed
2010–2011 Pachuca (Assistant coach)
2013 Pachuca
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 November 2009.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 August 2007

Gabriel Esteban Caballero Schiker (born 5 February 1971 in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina) is a Mexican-Argentine footballer midfielder, who last played for Pachuca in the Mexican First Division.

Biography[edit]

Career[edit]

Caballero started playing in his native Argentina's Central Córdoba in 1989, and in 1993 he transferred to Chilean Antofagasta.

In 1995 he arrived in Mexico, and has played for Mexican teams such as Santos Laguna, Pachuca, Atlas and Puebla,[1] winning 6 championships (Santos Laguna, Pachuca), most recently with Pachuca on 27 May 2007. He announced his retirement on 18 November 2009.

International career[edit]

Caballero became a naturalized Mexican on 11 December 2001, and was later recruited to the national team, with whom he had the chance to play in his first World Cup in 2002, held in South Korea and Japan. Caballero appeared in all three of Mexico's first round matches, against Croatia, Ecuador, and Italy.[2]

Managing career[edit]

After his retirement announced his new job as Assistant coach from his last club, on 14 November 2012 he was announced as the new coach of C.F. Pachuca, after the club terminated their previous coach Hugo Sanchez.

Club honours[edit]

Chile Antofagasta

Mexico Santos Laguna

Mexico C.F. Pachuca

References[edit]

  1. ^ MedioTiempo.com. "Gabriel Caballero - Pachuca". Retrieved on 15 June 2013.
  2. ^ FIFA. "FIFA Player Statistics: Gabriel CABALLERO". Retrieved on 15 June 2013.

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